Nayanthara has worked in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam language films. She has won a number of awards for playing an array of roles and has famously earned the title of ‘lady superstar’. Today Nayanthara is going to tie the knot with her boyfriend and the filmmaker Vignesh Shivan. On this occasion we brought you the lesser and unknown facts about Nayanthara.
She was born into a Orthodox Syrian Christian family but later she converted to Hinduism at the Arya Samaj Temple in 2011. Her real name is Diana Mariam Kurian.
She never wanted to be an actress. She wanted to pursue chartered accountancy and had studied English Literature from Marthoma College. While working as a part-time model, she was spotted by director Sathyan Anthikkad. She agreed to do ‘just one film’, Manassinakkare.
She was offered a dance number in Hindi film Chennai Express. It is said that she refused the offer as Prabhu Deva was choreographing the dance number.
She had a tattoo of the name Parbhu Deva on her wrist as she was in a relationship with him for a short time.
Nayanthara won style icon award for south scope style award 2009.
Nayan made her film debut in 2003 with the Malayalam film Manassinakkare and is still going strong and in the top position even after 19 years in the Indian film Industry.
Nayanthara made her Kannada film debut through the Kannada-Telugu bilingual film Super, which is her only appearance in Kannada till date.